Prevention and Healing

Having a sweet-tooth can be a bane, especially when the 3 p.m. energy dip comes along and you need a sugary boost to get through the rest of the afternoon. Fortunately, diet and nutrition experts may have found a solution to...
We've all been guilty of not flossing every day despite the constant reminders from our dentist and oral hygienist. That's because many of us believe that flossing is an optional step that we can skip as long as the...
The fear of falling and losing mobility is common in the senior community and it is justified because statistics show that one-third of all non-fatal injuries in the U.S. are caused by falls, and according to the Centers for...
Are you part of the generation that has forgotten the age-old hobby of reading and moved on to video games and social media for entertainment? You might want to rethink that choice because reading is making a come back,...
An afternoon cup of tea served with dainty cookies and sandwiches may be an English tradition, but did you know that sipping on a cup of tea may have its health benefits, especially when dealing with inflammation? What Is Inflammation? Inflammation...
Suicides are unfortunately one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. and it is alarming to note the statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that show nearly 45,000 accounted suicidal deaths per year, as...
There is constant talk about mental health being as important as physical health, but are we really doing anything to boost our mental well-being? While many of us at least try to fit exercises into our busy schedules, we don't really focus on...
Chagas disease is a condition primarily spread through insects. It occurs commonly in parts of South and Central America and is caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi). Like many other conditions, Chagas disease has its preventions and cures. What...
The modern, technology-driven society is plagued by the constant use of cell phones, tablets and other gadgets that unfortunately has led to a new condition called "text neck." The condition is known to cause a literal pain in the neck,...
A flight attendant's job looks glamorous, but is being up in the air for hours, along with losing sleep and having to deal with nasty passengers, glamorous after all? These might still be manageable, but a recent study has...

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